WRJ Social Justice Conference 2019



*This schedule is subject to change. All programs listed will take place at the Grand Hyatt Washington Hotel unless otherwise noted.


Friday, May 17th

3:30pm-9:30pm – Registration open

5:45pm-8:00pm – Optional offsite pay-your-own group dinners (advance sign-up required in registration)

8:15pm-9:30pm – Optional Shabbat worship


Saturday, May 18th

7:15am-8:00am – Yoga Shalom

7:30am-12:30pm – Registration open

8:00am-8:45am – Torah study options over Breakfast

9:00am-12:00pm – Shabbat morning worship service

12:30pm-2:30pm – YES Fund Lunch

3:00pm-4:15pm – Workshop Block A

4:45pm-6:00pm – Workshop Block B

6:45pm-8:30pm – Dinner with keynote speaker: Dina Bakst, Co-Founder & Co-President, A Better Balance

9:00pm-10:30pm – Havdalah & "Together As One" Concert

10:45pm-11:30pm – VIP post-concert meet & greet reception (advance sign-up required in registration)


Sunday, May 19th

9:00am-10:15am – Workshop Block C

10:30am-12:00pm – Closing Brunch & WRJ Jane Evans "Pursuit of Justice" Award Presentation: Ruth Messinger, Global Ambassador & former President, American Jewish World Service